Dietterick: return money to the county

December 11, 2013

When it comes to a Joint Regional Sewer Authority resolution now before the member cities, it’s Greg Dietterick’s recommendation to release Oconee County from an annual $610 thousand obligation to the JRSA. The city administrator serves as an authority commissioner. Last night, in a report to the mayor and council, he gave the following basis…

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Electric bus service to start in 4 weeks

December 11, 2013

Monday, January 6 is to be a red-letter day for Seneca and for riders of free bus passenger service. At last night’s city council meeting, Ed Halbig announced January 6 as the day that Seneca’s four electric-powered buses will begin picking up and transporting passengers to their destinations. The buses have already arrived. They have…

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Seneca leaders: groundbreaking part of “new day”

December 11, 2013

Among those to look for in the audience at this morning’s ground breaking for the Golden Corner Commerce Park sewer line is Frank Ables, a former county council chairman. While in office Ables championed the cause for economic development in District Five, the district he represented and home to property set aside for future development.…

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Hit-run accident near Salem

December 11, 2013

A Salem man was struck by a vehicle yesterday afternoon on highway 11 near Little River Road, and state troopers seek the public’s help to solve what they consider a hit-run accident. The man injured in the accident, 24-year old Dustin Bryson, was airlifted to a hospital for treatment. Trooper Tony Keller said the investigation…

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Seneca football coach Wayne Green resigns

December 10, 2013

Seneca Bobcat head football coach Wayne Green has resigned. According to a press release issued Tuesday, Green has resigned his duties effective immediately. In four seasons at Seneca, Green led the Bobcats to the Class AAA playoffs each season, compiling a 27-19 record. In a statement included in the release, Green stated “It is time…

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Deputy plans “Mountain to Sea” trek

December 10, 2013

On weekends this month and next, an Oconee deputy sheriff will walk from the South Carolina-North Carolina line to Columbia, to raise money for Tamassee-Salem High School. Deputy Norman Dukes says his goal is $4 thousand for athletics and special needs programs at the school where he works as a resource officer. Last school year…

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  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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